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Alyssa Rio
Position: Student Assistant Coach
Hometown: Wayne, Ill. (St. Francis)
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Alyssa Rio
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 08/09/2007

- - Career Stats in PDF Format
- - 2010 Match-by-Match Stats in PDF Format
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2009 Match-by-Match Stats in PDF Format
- - 2008 Match-by-Match Stats in PDF Format
- - 2007 Match-by-Match Stats in PDF Format 

CAREER NOTES
- - 2010 CVU.com Libero of the Year
- - 2010 CVU.com Stellar Spikers First Team
- - 2010 Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Year
- - 2010 First Team All-Mid-American Conference
- - Five-Time Career Mid-American Conference West Division Defensive Player of the Week Honoree
- - Ranks second in program history with 2,089 career digs and a 5.03 career digs-per-set average.
- - Ranks first in program history with 20-or-more digs in 49 matches, while ranking second in matches with double-figure digs at 97.
- - Ranks 16th in program history with 277 career assists.
- - Her 415 career sets played ranks 19th in program history.
- - Played in every set for the Cardinals as a freshman, sophomore and senior, while playing in 19 matches and 70 sets as a junior after an injury in the first match sidelined her for the non-conference portion of the season.
- - Ranks in the top five in BSU single-season history in four categories; digs in a season (fifth, 639 in 2010), matches with double-figure digs (tied for fourth, 28 in 2007, 2008 and 2010), matches with 20-or-more digs (fourth, 16 in 2010 and tied for fifth, 15 in 2008) and digs-per-set average (fourth, 5.86 in 2010).
- - Her career-high 44 digs versus Western Michigan (Oct. 29, 2010) is the fourth-highest single-match total in program history.

2010 (Sr.): Earned fourth letter . . . named the Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU.com) Libero of the Year after ranking second nationally with a 5.86 digs-per-set average . . . CVU.com Stellar Spikers First Team . . . Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Year . . . All-MAC First Team . . . four-time MAC West Division Defensive Player of the Week . . . starting libero in all 29 matches, playing in all 109 sets for BSU . . . instrumental in leading the Cardinals to a 24-5 (14-2 MAC) record and the program's eighth MAC regular season title and first since the 2002 season . . . her 639 digs and 16 matches with 20-or-more digs were the fourth-best single-season totals in program history, while her 28 matches with double-figure digs tie as the fourth-best total in BSU annals . . . her 5.86 digs-per-set average was the fourth-best total in program history . . . collected a career-high 44 digs in BSU's five-set victory over Western Michigan (Oct. 29) which ultimately vaulted the Cardinals to the league title . . . tallied 33 digs in four sets at North Carolina (Sept. 17), while collecting 32 digs in five sets at Toledo (Oct. 7) . . . recorded a career-high two kills at Bowling Green (Oct. 23) . . . tied a career-high with seven assists at Wright State (Sept. 11) . . . served up a season-high three aces at Northern Illinois (Sept. 24).

2009 (Jr.): Earned third letter . . . named MAC West Division Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 9 . . . played in 19 matches, collecting six starts . . . saw action in 70 of a possible 111 sets . . . suffered an injury early in the second set of the season-opener versus Purdue (Aug. 28) and missed the remainder of the pre-conference season . . . returned to action in the conference opener versus Northern Illinois (Sept. 25) . . . ranked first on the team and seventh in the league with a 3.94 digs-per-set average . . . recorded a season-high 34 digs versus Eastern Michigan (Nov. 6) . . . posted double-digit digs in 13 matches, while leading the squad with 20-or-more digs five times . . . served up a season-high two aces at Akron (Nov. 14) . . . dished out a season-high six assists two times; versus Bowling Green (Oct. 23) and at Northern Illinois (Oct. 31).

2008 (So.): Earned second letter . . . one of four BSU players to see action in all 33 matches and 127 sets . . . finished the year ranked first on the team and sixth in the league with a 4.47 digs-per-set average . . . led the team in matches with double-digit digs at 28 . . . posted a season-high 29 digs in three outings; versus Drake (Aug. 29), versus Kent State (Oct. 17) and versus Northern Illinois (Nov. 15) . . . collected 20-or-more digs in 15 matches, including five of the first six matches of the year . . . tied a career-high with seven assists in two matches; at Northern Illinois (Oct. 10) and at Bowling Green (Oct. 24) . . . posted a season-best three aces in two matches; at DePaul (Sept. 13) and versus George Mason (Sept. 20).

2007 (Fr.): Earned first letter . . . played in all 30 matches . . . only BSU player to see action in all 109 sets . . . ranked fourth in the league and 37th nationally with a 5.58 digs-per-set average . . . led the team in matches with double-figure digs at 28 . . . collected 20-or-more digs in 13 matches . . . tallied a season-high 41 digs versus Southeast Missouri State (Aug. 25) in just her second collegiate match . . . the total tied as the 16th-highest individual total in a five-game match in the nation . . . served up a career-high four aces on two occasions, versus the College of Charleston (Sept. 14) and at Akron (Nov. 3) . . . recorded her first career kill versus Illinois State (Sept. 8) . . . dished out a personal-best seven assists versus Western Michigan (Oct. 5).

PREP CAREER
Earned four letters in volleyball at St. Francis for coach Peg Kopec . . . captained the Spartans to a 41-2 overall record, a sectional championship and the 2006 Illinois High School Association Class AA State Championship her senior season . . . helped the Spartans claim a pair of Illinois Class A State Championships as a freshman and sophomore, before the program jumped to Class AA in 2005, where it lost to eventual 2005 state champion Naperville (Central) in the sectional finals . . . led St. Francis to a 149-16 record over her four-year career . . . paced her squad with 54 service aces, while posting 174 kills and 32 blocks her senior year . . . prepvolleyball.com 2007 Senior Ace Top 150 list . . . played club volleyball for Sports Performance.

PERSONAL
Owns a 3.579 grade-point average as a criminal justice major . . . born Feb. 2, 1989 in Elmhurst, Ill. . . . daughter of Doug and Jackie Rio . . . has one sister, Cassie, and one brother, Jake . . . full name is Alyssa Nicole Rio.

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